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Eugene Agichtein
Associate Professor
Computer Science & Informatics
Mathematics & Computer Science Department,   Emory University
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Contact information:
E-mail: eugene
at mathcs dot emory dot edu
Telephone: (404) 727-7962  Fax: (404) 727-5611
E500 (5th floor), Emerson Hall
Mailing Address:

Eugene Agichtein
Math & CS Department, Emory University
400 Dowman Drive, Suite W401
Atlanta, Georgia    30322,  USA
  • Interested in doing research in the Emory IR Lab?: Looking for great Ph.D. students to work on Web search, text and data mining, automated question answering projects.
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  • Research
    I lead the Emory Intelligent Information Access Lab (IRLab). We work on information retrieval and text and data mining:
  • web search and information retrieval, focus on search behavior
  • social media analysis, and online social interactions, computational social science
  • text mining and information extraction, question answering
  • medical applications: early detection of Alzheimer's disease, clinical decision support

    Students and Researchers:

  • Teaching
    Fall 2017: CS325/CS557: Artificial Intelligence
    Recent Professional Service
      Program Committee Chair: WWW 2017 Conference
    Program Committee Chair: WSDM 2012 Conference
    Biographical Sketch
    Eugene Agichtein is an Associate Professor in the Math and Computer Science department at Emory University, and is on the core faculty of the Emory Biomedical Informatics program. Dr. Agichtein founded and leads the Emory Intelligent Information Access Laboratory (IR Lab). Eugene's general research interests are in web search and information retrieval, text and data mining, and human-computer interaction, with a key focus on medical informatics and social media applications. Eugene received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University, and a B.S. in Engineering from The Cooper Union. Eugene is a Sloan Research Fellow, a member of the DARPA Computer Science Study Group, and a recipient of four best paper awards, most recently at the SIGIR 2011 and WSDM 2014 conferences. His work has been supported by grants from DARPA, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation, and by gifts from Cisco, Google, HP Labs, Microsoft, Motorola, the Sloan Foundation, and Yahoo! Labs.

    Last updated: September 2017